Title Profile & Character Information

The Lightning Thief

Annotation
After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

Awards
2005  School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
2006  American Library Association Notable Books for Children
2007  Bluebonnet Award
2007  Maine Student Book Award
2008  Nutmeg Children's Book Award
2007-2008  SCASL Book Award (South Carolina)
2007-2008  Mark Twain Award
2008  Nene Award
2008  Grand Canyon Reader Award
2007-2008  Sunshine State Young Reader's Book Award
2008-2009  Wyoming Indian Paintbrush Book Award
2007-2008  Massachusetts Children's Book Award
2007-2008  Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award
2007-2008  Virginia Reader's Choice Awards
2008-2009  Volunteer State Book Award
2008  Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award
2009  Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award
2008-2009  Iowa Teen Award
2009  Maud Hart Lovelace Award
2009  Georgia Children's Book Award

Characters
NameJackson, Percy
GenderBoy
OccupationStudent
TraitsHuman
God

NameAnnabeth
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent
TraitsHuman
God

NameTyson
GenderMale
OccupationStudent
TraitsCyclops
Homeless

NameGrover
GenderBoy
OccupationStudent
TraitSatyr

GenreFiction
Juvenile
Adventure
    --Survival
Action
Fantasy
Science fiction
TopicsMythology
Fairy tales
Greek mythology
Friendship
Gods and goddesses


Series
  Percy Jackson and the Olympians
1The Lightning thief
2The Sea of monsters
3The Titan's curse
4The Battle of the Labyrinth
5The Last Olympian